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New Books in Egyptology – March-April 2018

Every other month the Nile Scribes update our readers on the most recent Egyptological publications. From accessible reads to peer-reviewed scholarship, we hope to illustrate the wide variety of topics discussed in Egyptology, and perhaps introduce you to your next read! Below are nine books scheduled for release early this year (March and April 2018).

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New Books in Egyptology – January-February 2018

Every month the Nile Scribes update our readers on the most recent Egyptological publications. From accessible reads to peer-reviewed scholarship, we hope to illustrate the wide variety of topics discussed in Egyptology, and perhaps introduce you to your next read! Below are eight books scheduled for release early this year (January and February 2018).

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Top 10 Instagram Accounts for Egyptophiles

If there is a social media platform most suited to displaying our love for the beauty of Egypt, it is Instagram. Recently, more and more Egypt-enthusiast accounts have been appearing on the platform, each dedicated to sharing gorgeous photos of Egyptian foods, locales, and history. Last month, the Nile Scribes joined Instagram and decided to share some of our favourite dedicated accounts from the Egyptian world. Below, we have listed five of our favourite Egyptology accounts, and five of our favourite Egyptian accounts. Let us know if we have missed any of your favourites!

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Meet the BYU Egypt Excavation Project Director Dr. Kerry Muhlestein

About ‘Meet an Egyptologist’

This Nile Scribes series allows our readers to learn more about Egyptologists from around the world. From questions about their life and their career, we also explore their research interests and their impact and perspectives on the field of Egyptology. We want to use this series to help strengthen the public’s awareness of the Egyptological community, and to illustrate the varied careers and on-going research projects within the discipline. In this edition, the Nile Scribes spoke with Dr. Kerry Muhlestein from BYU in Provo about his life and research.

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Aegyptus: Egypt under Roman Rule Symposium Highlights

The Nile Scribes are pleased to host our first guest blogger, Stephen O. Smoot, to bring you the highlights of the SSEA’s 42nd Symposium Aegyptus: Egypt under Roman Rule.

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Scribal Spotlight: A Void in the Great Pyramid?

As part of our new series “Scribal Spotlight,” we take news items in the field and explore their wider relevance to our readers. This week’s spotlight shines on the recent announcement of the discovery of “a big void” in the Great Pyramid at Giza.

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New Books in Egyptology – November 2017

Every month we update our readers on the most recent Egyptological publications. From accessible reads to peer-reviewed scholarship, we hope to illustrate the wide variety of topics discussed in Egyptology, and perhaps introduce you to your next read! Below are six books scheduled to be released this month (November, 2017).

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The Latest Discoveries in Egyptology (August-September 2017)

Every few months, the Nile Scribes bring you summaries of the latest news and discoveries in Egyptology, both from the field and the lab. We’ll introduce you to the newest archaeological finds or recently undusted manuscripts being rediscovered in museum collections, plus other new theories stirring in the Egyptological Zeitgeist. This week, read about a new gypsum head of Akhenaten, a cache of ritual objects found at Karnak Temple, and a new Eighteenth Dynasty tomb in Luxor. 

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New Books in Egyptology – October 2017

Every month we update our readers on the most recent Egyptological publications. From accessible reads to peer-reviewed scholarship, we hope to illustrate the wide variety of topics discussed in Egyptology, and perhaps introduce you to your next read! Below are six books scheduled to be released this month: October (2017).

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Top 5 Egyptology Starter Books

Looking for a great introductory book on ancient Egypt, but don’t know where to start? The Nile Scribes have several recommendations perfect for your first step into the world of Egyptology! We have handpicked some great reads that explore Egyptian history, culture, museum collections, and archaeology that you can use to familiarize yourself with the key issues we like to discuss in the news, conferences, and documentaries.

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